Egypt launches major anti-jihadist operation

Egyptian army launches Operation Sinai 2018 against jihadists in swathes of territory, including Sinai.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/9/2018, 10:53 PM

Report: Egypt foils ISIS plot to kill Haniyeh

Egyptian security forces reportedly uncover ISIS cell which plotted to kill Hamas leader.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 5:45 AM

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 3:06 AM

Israel hit Sinai 100 times in the past two years

Israel helping Egyptian President el-Sisi fight ISIS in northern Sinai, report says.Orly Harari, 2/3/2018, 8:01 PM

Egypt: Head of centrist party to challenge Sisi

Head of Egypt's El-Ghad party, Mousa Mostafa Mousa, to run for presidency in March election.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 5:45 AM

Another Egyptian presidential candidate drops out

Lawyer Khaled Ali, seen as the last real challenger to Sisi, quits the race to be president.Elad Benari, 1/25/2018, 6:14 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff arrested, drops presidential bid

Lieutenant General Sami Anan detained and accused of breaking the law by running for office.Elad Benari, 1/24/2018, 3:44 AM

TSA orders Middle East countries to inspect air cargo

TSA orders airports in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE to carefully inspect U.S.-bound air cargo.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2018, 5:13 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff to run for president

General Sami Anan, ousted by Islamist President Morsi in 2012, will challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt's Sisi to run for second term

Egyptian President announces his intention to run for a second term in office. Elections will be held in March.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/19/2018, 10:19 PM

Egypt to investigate report saying it backed Trump on Jerusalem

Egypt's chief prosecutor orders urgent investigation into NYT report on its alleged support for Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt announces dates of presidential election

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of presidential election. Sisi expected to win.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2018, 6:34 AM

Arab connection to Jerusalem: Fake News

Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why Gaza electricity renewal is logical step following US defunding of UNRWA. 'Egypt fed up with Palestinians'Rafael Levi and Mordechai Sones, 1/9/2018, 12:15 AM

Pence announces Israel visit

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Jewish state later this month, following multiple delays. No meetings with PA officials plannedDavid Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 6:56 PM

Egypt's former PM won't run for president

A month after declaring he will run for the presidency, Ahmed Shafiq backs down, says he's "not the best person" for the job.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 4:04 AM

Egyptian officer: Ramallah can be Palestinian state's capital

NY Times reports Egyptian intelligence officer encouraged talk shows to support US Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 1/6/2018, 7:46 PM

Egypt: Jerusalem bill an obstacle to peace

Egypt blasts approval of United Jerusalem Bill, says it is in contravention of UN resolutions on Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/4/2018, 6:06 AM

Egypt's Grand Mufti: Bitcoin is forbidden in Islam

Egypt’s Grand Mufti issues fatwa claiming that trading in Bitcoin is unlawful in accordance with Sharia law.Elad Benari, 1/3/2018, 4:12 AM

Egypt's former president sentenced to 3 years in prison

Egyptian court sentences former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to three years in prison for "insulting the judiciary".Elad Benari, 12/31/2017, 3:30 AM

Analysis: Egypt, a powder-keg waiting to explode

The Arab’s world most populous country is hit with multiple problems - and a solution is nowhere in sight.Yochanan Visser, 12/28/2017, 7:29 PM

Egypt sentences 9 ISIS terrorists to death

Military court in Egypt sentences to death nine members of local ISIS affiliate who were convicted of involvement in 2013 attacks.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2017, 3:16 AM

Egypt hangs 15 convicted terrorists

Egyptian authorities execute 15 prisoners convicted of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2017, 5:36 AM

Egyptian police kill 9 suspected terrorists

Nine people suspected of belonging to Sinai terrorist cell killed in police raid in northeastern Egypt.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2017, 6:12 AM

12 million urge Sisi to run again

Supporters of Egyptian president say they have collected more than 12 million signatures from people urging him to run for another term.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

Egypt's Grand Mufti claims Jerusalem is at the center of the Qur'an and is considered a heritage that must be protected.Dalit Halevi, 12/24/2017, 5:01 AM

'An accomplice of a fascist regime'

Head of Italian Jewish community condemns return of body of fascist-era kingJTA, 12/18/2017, 4:03 PM

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for humanitarian cases

Egypt opens largely sealed border crossing with Gaza for four days.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2017, 5:44 AM

UN Ambassador slams resolution to cancel Jerusalem recognition

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon slams Egypt's push for the UN to rescind US Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Uzi Baruch, 12/16/2017, 11:13 PM

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt to open border crossing with Gaza after twice cancelling planned openings due to Sinai terrorism.Elad Benari, 12/15/2017, 3:06 AM

Egypt: We have no interest in confronting US or Israel

Official says Egypt not interested in confrontational stance employed by Turkey following US recognition of J'lem. 'Egypt comes first.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 8:43 AM

Egypt's Sunnis boycott Pence

Imam of Egypt's highest Sunni institution cancels meeting with U.S. Vice President due to recognition of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2017, 10:12 PM

Egypt warns of regional violence over Jerusalem move

Supreme Islamic institution of Sunni Muslims warns “the gates of hell” will open if U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/6/2017, 6:05 AM

Egyptian presidential hopeful deported from UAE

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who intends to run for the presidency, deported from UAE days after announcing his candidacy.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2017, 6:30 AM

Former Egyptian PM claims he was barred from leaving UAE

Hours after announcing plans to run for president, former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq claims UAE barred him from leaving the country.Elad Benari, 11/30/2017, 3:37 AM

Report: Egypt pressures PA to renew negotiations with Israel

PA official: Egyptian pressure has significantly increased following attack in Sinai on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 9:09 AM

'ISIS's goal is not to harm Israel'

Middle East expert Dr. Dror Manor says Sinai attack was ISIS sending a message that it's still around.Benny Tocker, 11/28/2017, 4:04 AM

'There cannot be a dual standard when dealing with terrorism'

Likud minister speaks at regional conference in Egypt, says victory over terror will only come when countries join hands and work together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2017, 3:12 PM

Egypt upholds death sentences for 7 ISIS members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for seven people over beheadings in Libya of 21 Christians.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2017, 5:44 AM

Egypt-Gaza crossing remains closed after Sinai attack

Egypt keeps Rafah border crossing closed following attack on Sinai mosque in which more than 300 people were killed.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2017, 5:06 AM

PM Netanyahu: We'll defeat terrorism faster if we work together

PM Netanyahu condemns Sinai terror attack, says best way to fight terror is to work together.Chana Roberts, 11/25/2017, 9:23 PM

Death toll in Sinai attack rises to 305, including 27 children

Egyptian official says terrorists waved ISIS flags during attack, Arab news outlet says road to Gaza closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2017, 6:59 PM

Sisi vows to respond to Sinai attack 'with brute force'

Egyptian President condemns Sinai mosque attack in which at least 235 people were killed.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/24/2017, 8:29 PM

Sadat in Jerusalem: 40 years later

'Egypt is an extremely important ally. Our connection is more important than words can say, and it can never be taken for granted.'Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 4:40 PM

Herzog to Netanyahu: Israel also needs a Menachem Begin

Opposition leader tells PM just as Arab world needs another Anwar Sadat, Israel needs another Menachem Begin to make peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 7:22 PM

Netanyahu: I have not yet met a Palestinian Sadat

PM says no PA leader willing to make first basic step Sadat made -recognizing the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 5:55 PM

Knesset Speaker to Arab colleagues: Follow Sadat

Yuli Edelstein invites all Arab parliament speakers to Knesset and to normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 4:58 PM

Sisi to Iran: Stop meddling in the region

Egyptian President sides with Saudi Arabia, calls on on Iran to stop meddling in the Middle East, but stresses he is against war.Elad Benari, 11/9/2017, 6:05 AM

Sisi won't seek third term in office

Egyptian President says he will not violate country's constitution which permits leaders to serve only two four-year terms.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 6:08 AM

Sisi names new chief of staff

Egyptian President names new armed forces chief of staff, days after terrorist attack in Giza province.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2017, 3:31 AM

Egypt arrests 12 suspected jihadists

Egyptian security forces arrest 12 suspected members of Hasm south of Cairo.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2017, 5:42 AM

Egypt reaffirms commitment to Alexandria synagogue

Egyptian government allocates more than $5 million toward the restoration of the ancient synagogue in Alexandria.Elad Benari, 10/24/2017, 6:16 AM

Egypt's parliament extends state of emergency

Egypt's parliament approves presidential decree declaring a three-month nationwide state of emergency.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2017, 5:15 AM

Israel condemns Egypt terror attack

Israel sends condolences to Egypt following attack in which more than 50 police officers were killed during a raid on a terrorist hideout.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 3:57 AM

3 Egyptian police officers killed in shoot-out with jihadists

Three Egyptian police officers killed during raid on suspected terrorist hideout in Giza.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2017, 9:02 PM

Egypt scraps Rafah reopening following Sinai attack

Egypt announces it won't reopen Rafah border crossing following ISIS attack in northern Sinai.Elad Benari, 10/16/2017, 4:07 AM

Egypt shows solidarity with Trump's Iran statements

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says it shares US concerns over Iran, after Trump indicates he won't certify Iran's compliance with nuclear deal.Tal Polon, 10/15/2017, 8:02 AM

Hamas, Fatah, sign full reconciliation agreement

PA to assume full control of Gaza Strip by December under agreement signed in Egypt.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2017, 7:47 PM